20 Best Knock-Off Recipes to Bake


How to make delicious baked knock-off recipes.  These copycat recipe tutorials include Hostess ding dongs, cupcakes, Twix candy bar, Oreo’s, Girl Scout Samoa’s, Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread, Starbucks Petite Vanilla Scones, twinkies, Auntie Anne’s pretzels and Red Lobster’s cheddar biscuits.

Best Knock-Off Recipes to Bake

Here are 1251 Recipes with pictured tutorials and directions if you’’re looking for more fun snacks and treats.

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Best Copycat Recipes

Oreo Recipe

1.  Homemade Oreo Cookies ~ Make your own twist-and-dunk cookies with this easy recipe.  The addition of dutch process cocoa gives it the chocolate flavor of Oreos.

 Girl Scout Samoa Cookies

2.  Girl Scout Samoa Cookies ~ You don’t have to wait once a year to have a Samoa Girl Scout cookie.  Make your own that you can enjoy year round.  {{wink}}

Homemade Twix Bars

3.  Homemade Twix Bars ~ Just like a Twix candy bar – only better! Way better… It begins with a shortbread cookie layer, topped with a smooth, creamy caramel layer, and finished off with a layer of chocolate!

Homemade Ding Dongs

4.  Homemade Ding Dongs ~ Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate.  Sounds about right to me {giggle}.  I love how she cut holes out to fill with cream.  The tutorial breaks it down to show you how simple it is.  

Cracker Recipes

5.  Ice Cream Cone Graham Crackers ~ This post is really like two great posts in one.  Not just these super fun ice cream cone treats, but also a recipe for homemade graham crackers.  Sound yummy, no?  I love graham crackers with frosting.  Add a few glasses of cold milk and you have awesome treats for family movie night.  

Homemade Pop Tarts

6.  Homemade Pop Tarts ~ Your valentine will swoon over this delicious homemade Pop Tart, filled with fresh raspberries and cream cheese.  They will also store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls {Cinnabon Style}

7.  Homemade Cinnamon Rolls {Cinnabon Style} ~ Take a bite out of these warm, cinnamon-y gooey sweet and scrumptious treats. The recipe is simple and easy too. You’ll have homemade Cinnabon style rolls ready in under 2 hours. Serve them at a party or brunch. No forks required!

Applebee's Maple Walnut Blondie

8.  Applebee’s Maple Walnut Blondie ~ Delicious brownies for the non-chocolate lovers.  Topped with a maple butter sauce.  

Homemade Twinkies

9.  Homemade Twinkies ~ “Everyone love a twinkie, ya gotta get a twinkie…”  Ok, I know that’s the Slinky song, but who wouldn’t want a homemade twinkie? A homemade one with cream filling?! 

Starbucks Recipes 

Starbucks Pumpkin Pound Cake

10.  Starbucks Pumpkin Pound Cake ~ A healthier version pound cake using egg whites and vanilla yogurt.  No butter.  If you want to compensate for the reduced calories you can add a powdered sugar glaze to the top.  {wink}

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Pound Cake

11.  Copycat Starbucks Lemon Pound Cake ~ Moist and delicious lemon pound cake with glaze!  Now you can bake a whole loaf for the price it would cost you for one slice at Starbucks.  {{wink}}

Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread

12.  Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread ~ This moist and delicious recipe for banana walnut bread is the real mccoy not a copycat or knock-off.  Starbucks distributed the recipe a while back and has made it’s way to the favorite recipes section.  

Starbucks Petite Vanilla Scones

13.  Starbucks Petite Vanilla Scones ~ A yummy treat to make for others (& you might just HAVE to sample one before gift giving!!)  These are a perfect way to welcome those new neighbors or feed a hungry new mommy.

Hostess Cupcake Recipe

Copycat Hostess Chocolate Cupcakes

14.  Copycat Hostess Chocolate Cupcakes ~ Who can resist moist and delicious chocolate cupcakes with the cream filling?  It’s the perfect recipe when your chocolate craving spikes!

Cracker Recipes

Cheez It15.  Homemade Cheez-its ~ Bake a delicious batch of homemade cheez-its with this fabulous tutorial! They’re so much tastier and healthier for you than the store bought one’s!

Baked Crackers

16.  Homemade Goldfish Crackers ~ This post not only teaches you to make your own little fish crackers, but how to create a fish shaped cookie cutter from a soda can!  Talk about inventive…!

Knock-off Recipes

English Muffin Recipe

17.  Homemade English Muffins ~ A delicious, moist, soft, and perfect homemade version of the store bought English muffin.  Serve them with butter, jam or even as eggs benedict.  Mmm!

Auntie Anne's Pretzels

18.  Auntie Anne’s Pretzels ~ Perfect for afternoon snacks and making with kids.  Super easy too.  Plus it’s a forgiving dough recipe if you aren’t use to working with yeast.

Texas Roadhouse Rolls {copycat}

19.  Texas Roadhouse Rolls {copycat} ~ If you aren’t familiar with Texas Roadhouse Rolls then you are missing out!  They are a soft and warm roll topped with melted butter and served with whipped cinnamon butter.  If you aren’t careful you could eat a whole basket full all by yourself!

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

20.  Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits ~ A quick and easy recipe that uses Bisquick baking mix, cheddar cheese and parsley flakes.

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  1. Hi! I popped over from the In and Out of the Kitchen link party to check out your recipe because Hubby loves twinkies. Imagine my surprise when I learned how MANY other awesome knock off recipes you have here! Hubby’s absolute favorite are ding dongs, we’re definately going to have to try that one. We were devastated when Hostess went down for awhile. I would love it if you would swing by my The Yuck Stops Here link party to share your awesome recipe as well! You can find us at http://mommasangelbaby.com and this week’s party will be open until Saturday evening at 8 pm ET. Next week we’ll open the party on Tuesday evening at 8pm ET. If you can’t make it this week, I hope to see you then! HUGS

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